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This traditional section of Cosumnes River Gorge is a shorter version of the larger Gutenberger wall across the way. This area features cracks and face climbs from 20 - 50 feet in length that are almost all traditional routes, with some tougher top rope options available as well. Difficulty ranges from 5.1 -5.12, depending on what you're looking for. You will also find an abundance of chimneys on Bucks Bar Dome, which are all quite fun.
From the path directions for the area, this is the first rock that you come to down the path. As you head down the path you will come across the un-indentifiable top of the dome. You canwalk to the edge here where you will find top anchors and rappel, or you can walk around the far side (about 100 yards) and walk down the path. As the path heads down to the stream in a small gully, you will find the cracks of Buck's Bar Dome to your left.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Buck's Bar Dome:
Beginner's Cracks 5.6 4c 14 V S 4b Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 30'
Amazing Chimney 5.6 4c 14 V S 4b TR, 1 pitch, 45'
Magic Beans 5.8- 5b 16 VI- VS 4c Trad, 50'
Unconquerable 5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 30'
Live and Learn 5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c Trad, 1 pitch, 30'
Chamberlin's Chimney 5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c TR, 30'
Squeeze Cheeze 5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 40'
Test Piece 5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 30'
Drastical 5.9- 5c 17 VI HVS 4c Trad, 30'
Bat Roof 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 30'
Mangler 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 30'
Dinkum 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 40'
Fly or Die 5.10 6b 20 VII- E2 5b TR, 1 pitch, 40'
Adhesion 5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b TR, 1 pitch, 30'
Fingerprint 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ E5 6b TR, 1 pitch, 30'
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The Pod 5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b CA : Sacramento Valley/Foothills : ... : Buck's Bar Dome
Climb a few moves up the right side of the blocks at the bottom of Dinkum wall to get a ledge, then use the crack at the back to jam your way up and around the large formation on the right. Then an easy scramble to the top anchors. Lower down for more fun in the Areta Franklin chimney!...[more] Browse More Classics in CA
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